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COVID-19 cases have been quietly mounting up and killing in long-term-care homes: These 3 charts explain what many seem to have missed

The number of active cases of COVID-19 among residents of Ontario long-term-care homes is growing at an average rate of about eight per cent per day, prompting seniors advocates to call for measures to prevent a full-blown second wave of infections from sweeping through facilities. There were 216 active resident infections in the province’s long-term-care…

The numbers behind Ontario’s stern warning about Halloween safety, plus more lockdowns: These 4 charts show where we are right now in the COVID-19 battle

The world marked the disturbing milestone of 40 million COVID-19 cases Monday, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg according to Colin Furness, an infection control epidemiologist at the University of Toronto. With estimates that five per cent of the world’s population — almost 400 million people — has been infected to date, “we’re…